Events

The MLB 'Hall of Fame' Tour Set to Visit the Mall of America

MLB Hall of Fame Tour - MOA - Minnesota Are you a baseball nut like me? Well, I have just the event just for you. From September 16 to September 29, the Hall of Fame Tour will be at the Mall Of America. This tour combines artifacts from the Baseball Hall of Fame that is located in Cooperstown and cutting edge technology that will bring fans close to the game. There are several exhibits that feature various interactive activities, covering many aspects of the game. You can learn about inspirational stories from the game’s greats in the "Our Stories" exhibit, test your baseball knowledge in the "Our Traditions"...

Free July Tours of U.S. Bank Stadium Available

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Have you wanted to see the new U.S. Bank Stadium and all its glory? The first event isn't for a couple months now and waiting to see the brand new facility can prove difficult. Well, even before actually attending an event there  you have an opportunity to take a tour! On Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, the New Minnesota Vikings home will be opened to the general public for tours. The best part? Admission is free! However, a ticket is required for the tour so that they can limit the number of people in the stadium. Tickets are available by the hour. There is a limit of six tickets per household. They...

Minnesota Craft Beer Festival Starts This Saturday

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Are you into sampling craft beers? This weekend, you will have an opportunity to do so with 220+ beers at your finger tips. It’s the Minnesota Craft Beer Festival, held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday April 23 from 2:30 - 6:30 p.m. There will be more than 80 breweries present from Minnesota and beyond with over 220 beers. Each brewery has been asked to bring a taproom-only beer and or a rare limited-release beer. Entertainment will be provided by Erik Berry from Trampled by Turtles. Tickets range from $19.99 - $49.99. Early entry tickets gives guests access to the event a...

Minnesota Monthly's 22nd 'Food and Wine Experience' Takes Place This Weekend

food and wine tasting Are you into gourmet foods, fine wines and specialty beers? If so, Target Field is the place to be this upcoming weekend. On Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6, it’s Minnesota Monthly’s 22nd Food and Wine experience co-sponsored by Hy-Vee. Visitors have a chance to sample gourmet foods, fine wines and specialty beers from more than 200 vendors while enjoying the view of the baseball field and the Minneapolis Skyline from the comfort of the Metropolitan Club and the Legends Club. Attendees get to enjoy intimate wine seminars with winemakers and meet with local craft brewers, chefs and culinary experts.Tickets range from $21.99-$84.99. On...

'TwinsFest' and the 'Twins Caravan' Are Around the Corner

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Finally, cold weather has arrived here in Minnesota. Also, it’s a little over a month until Spring Training starts for the Minnesota Twins. Can’t wait until then to get your baseball fix? The Twins are once again doing their two annual events later this month. The first is TwinsFest, which will be held on Friday January 29 to Sunday January 31st at Target Field. Tickets will be $20 for adults and $10 for kids 14 and under. Metro Transit will be providing free rides to and from the event. As I had described in ...

St. Cloud Craft Beer Tour

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For those who love craft beer (I am amongst that group), the St. Paul Craft Beer Tour is a perfect event for you. Sure, it's way too cold to do almost anything that requires going outside -- but, almost anything does not include drinking delicious beer, especially when there are approximately 150 craft beers to chose from, and the number of samples is unlimited. Yes, unlimited. St. Cloud has a fantastic opportunity for you in the form of their tour, which kicks off at 2 pm and runs until 5 pm this Saturday, January 16. The 150 or so beers come from Minnesota and across the country. As is tradition at this...

Black Friday Deal -- Free State Park Admission!

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It’s the day after Thanksgiving and you are looking for something to do. Perhaps you are not interested in getting caught up in the crowds of Black Friday Shoppers. Or, you’re looking for something to do after taking advantage of those early morning deals. Well, here’s an idea: how about visit a Minnesota State Park? And, the best part is, you don’t have to pay for admission. Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed this Friday to be “Free Park Friday” at all of Minnesota’s 75 state parks and recreation areas. There are plenty of options that would allow you to experience nature. Not only that, you can...

3M Greats of Golf: Your Free Ticket to Walk With Legends

3M-Championship-Brand-Identity-Design-Logo-Large1 Imagine starting your golf round with 8 straight birdies. Annika Sorenstam did just that at the Standard Register Ping LPGA event at Moon Valley Country Club in Phoenix -- 14 years ago. The longest string of birdies her caddy Terry had witnessed was five-in-a-row. After eight, Annika admitted that her mind was wandering and she got nervous. No woman had ever shot a golf round under 60 strokes and she dreamed about making history. She told her caddy: “Let’s get a par on this hole.” And then she steered her drive into play and two-putted the ninth green for par. Mission accomplished. At...

CHS Field to Host 4th Annual Internet Cat Video Festival

walker art center - cat festival Once again, it’s time for the annual Internet Cat Video Festival, held this year at CHS Field, the new home of the St. Paul Saints. This year’s event, hosted by the Walker Arts Center, will feature videos curated by Will Braden, who created the Henri Le Chat Noir videos and the festival’s first winner of the Golden Kitty (People’s Choice) Award. Besides showing cat videos, the event will also feature: photo ops, art adventures and other "meowvelous" fun. Radio personality Barb Abney of Go 96 will host the event. The festival...